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PODCAST: Obama cites Highline Public Schools; change in weather & more…

PODCAST: Obama cites Highline Public Schools; change in weather & more…

Here’s episode #37 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Robbins & Co. looking to hire Office Assistant for Burien office

JOB: Robbins & Co. looking to hire Office Assistant for Burien office

Robbins & Co. is looking to hire an Office Assistant at their Burien office: Compensation: Starting at $14-$16, DOE Employment type: full-time Office assistant needed for small family-owned construction... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards is April 15

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards is April 15

SAVE THE DATE: The Highline Schools Foundation’s annual Gold Star Awards will be held on Friday, April 15, 2016 at Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac, from 7:30-9 a.m. “Be part of the celebration of... [Read more]

City of Burien seeking input on new Downtown Mobility Plan

City of Burien seeking input on new Downtown Mobility Plan

How do you get around Downtown Burien? The City of Burien is preparing a Downtown Mobility Plan, and they want to hear from residents. “The Plan will focus on how you get to Downtown Burien and... [Read more]

Puget Sound Skills Center’s Digital Media Arts Dept. releases first Podcast

Puget Sound Skills Center’s Digital Media Arts Dept. releases first Podcast

Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center’s (PSSC) Broadcast Communications department recently expanded its Digital Media Arts program to include radio and podcast production, and they just released... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #375’s annual Fish Dinner fundraiser will be Friday, Feb. 12

Boy Scout Troop #375’s annual Fish Dinner fundraiser will be Friday, Feb. 12

Boy Scout Troop #375 is hosting its annual Fish Dinner on Friday, Feb. 12 at St Francis of Assisi Parish. “The scouts will do the cooking and the clean-up. Come and enjoy good food and friends!” This... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Registration for 2016 South Highline National Little League is now underway!

Registration for 2016 South Highline National Little League is now underway!

Registration for the 2016 South Highline National Little League is now underway! Please stop by Sylvester Middle School Gym on Thursday nights from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. through the end of February to register... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Spacious & bright 5-BD home

Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Spacious & bright 5-BD home

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this SATURDAY, Feb. 6 – is a spacious, bright and welcoming 5-bedroom home with plenty of space! Smart... [Read more]

New ‘GRIT Found Challenge’ course coming to this year’s Cove to Clover

New ‘GRIT Found Challenge’ course coming to this year’s Cove to Clover

New this year – and to be staged before the annual Cove to Clover 5K – is the ‘GRIT Found Challenge,’ a pre-race event that combines obstacles and exercises to “test your mettle before... [Read more]

Registration for Southwest Little League begins Saturday

Registration for Southwest Little League begins Saturday

Registration for the Southwest Little League begins this Saturday, Feb. 6, as well as Saturday, Feb. 13 2016, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Log Cabin at Steve Cox Memorial Ball Park in White Center. All... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Lady Pirates Basketball beat Evergreen Wolverines

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Lady Pirates Basketball beat Evergreen Wolverines

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening of ‘The Bite Sandwich Company’ is Feb. 10

Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening of ‘The Bite Sandwich Company’ is Feb. 10

A Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening of ‘The Bite Sandwich Company’ will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 10, from 10:30 a.m. – Noon. “Discover Burien is happy to welcome new business and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW announces Top Producers for January

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW announces Top Producers for January

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest released their Top Producer list for January, 2016, and congrats are in order for the #1 Agent, Colin McCabe: You can reach these top Agents... [Read more]

Discover Burien Awards to be presented March 18; have YOU voted yet?

Discover Burien Awards to be presented March 18; have YOU voted yet?

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Awards Dinner and Fundraising Auction will be held starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 18 at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave SW. The... [Read more]

Annual Daddy/Daughter Valentine’s Day Ball is this Saturday, Feb. 6

Annual Daddy/Daughter Valentine’s Day Ball is this Saturday, Feb. 6

Burien Parks’ annual Daddy/Daughter Valentine’s Ball will be this Saturday, Feb. 6 at the Burien Community Center. Dance the night away with your favorite little girl. There will be two sessions... [Read more]

Premiere Burien Film Office Happy Hour plays to a packed house Tues. night

Premiere Burien Film Office Happy Hour plays to a packed house Tues. night

by Scott Schaefer The first-ever monthly ‘Happy Hour’ for the new Burien Film Office premiered to a packed house at the Tin Theater Tuesday night (Feb. 2), with over 50 film and arts enthusiasts... [Read more]

Art from Erin Algiers Segarra at Burien Community Center through March

Art from Erin Algiers Segarra at Burien Community Center through March

The Burien Community Center is pleased to present the works of local artist Erin Algiers Segarra through the end of March. Erin shifted her creative focus from writing to the visual arts while working... [Read more]

Post-Groundhog Day ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, Feb. 7

Post-Groundhog Day ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, Feb. 7

The groundhog saw his shadow this year, and it looks like he’ll be seeing it again this Sunday, Feb. 7, for another ‘Walk-n-Talk.’ Come on out and walk with your shadow and other walkers. Think... [Read more]

Burien Lions Club’s ‘Putting for Donations’ event will be Saturday, Feb. 20

Burien Lions Club’s ‘Putting for Donations’ event will be Saturday, Feb. 20

The Burien Lions Club will be holding a ‘Putting for Donations’ fundraiser event at the Burien Community Center on Saturday, Feb. 20. This will be an indoor Putt-Putt Golf event – with 9... [Read more]

Volunteers needed this Saturday to help restore Miller & Walker Creeks

Volunteers needed this Saturday to help restore Miller & Walker Creeks

Volunteers are needed this Saturday, Feb. 6, from 9:30 a.m. – Noon, to help restore Miller and Walker Creeks. “We need at least 8 people to sign up for this event, or it will be cancelled,”... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center Foundation receives $100,000 gift

Highline Medical Center Foundation receives $100,000 gift

The Highline Medical Center Foundation recently received a $100,000 gift from the estate of Bertha Schumacher, a Burien resident who passed away at Highline in 2013. The gift was made in honor of Highline’s... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School honors 4 Student Athletes signing with colleges

Kennedy Catholic High School honors 4 Student Athletes signing with colleges

On Wednesday (Feb. 3) – National Signing Day – Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School honored four seniors for signing with colleges and universities to play volleyball, fastpitch softball, baseball... [Read more]

Burien City Council Strategic Planning Retreat will be Monday, Feb. 8

Burien City Council Strategic Planning Retreat will be Monday, Feb. 8

The Burien City Council will be attending a Strategic Planning Retreat on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, from 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. This is a public meeting, open to all. Here’s... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Why my latest surgery was delayed…

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Why my latest surgery was delayed…

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hey B-Town Readers! So, on February... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser raises over $19,000 for food banks

PHOTOS: ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser raises over $19,000 for food banks

The 2016 Empty Bowls fundraiser – held on Friday, Jan. 29 – welcomed 1,125 visitors, and raised over $19,000 for both the Highline Area and White Center Food Banks. “A huge thank you to all who... [Read more]

Three Tree Montessori holding screening of ‘Most Likely to Succeed’ film Thursday

Three Tree Montessori holding screening of ‘Most Likely to Succeed’ film Thursday

Three Tree Montessori School will be holding a FREE film screening of “Most Likely to Succeed,” a 2015 Sundance Film Festival selected documentary, on Thursday, Feb. 4, from 6:30 – 9 p.m.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: St. Bernadette Parish School holding Open House Wednesday

REMINDER: St. Bernadette Parish School holding Open House Wednesday

REMINDER: Advertiser St. Bernadette Parish School will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE this Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. All area families interested in St. Bernadette enrollment are encouraged... [Read more]